COMMONS

MPs take evidence on faith schools, cyberbullying and 'sexting'

12 November 2014

The Education Committee takes evidence for its inquiry into Personal, Social, Health and Economic education (PSHE) and Sex and Relationships Education (SRE) in schools.

Witnesses

Wednesday 19 November 2014. Venue: TBC

At 9.30am

  • Philip Robinson, Religious Education Adviser, Catholic Education Service
  • Kate Persaud, Head of Citizenship, Fairlands Middle School
  • Yusuf Patel, Founder, SRE Islamic
  • Gillian Allcroft, Policy Manager, National Governors’ Association

At 10.30am

  • Alan Wood CBE, President, Association of Directors of Children’s Services, and Corporate Director of Children’s Services, London Borough of Hackney
  • Lauriane Povey, Author, Veil of Anonymity
  • Dr Zoe Hilton, Head of Safeguarding and Child Protection, Child Exploitation and Online Protection Command, National Crime Agency
  • Eleanor Moody, Advocacy Manager, Girlguiding

Purpose of the session

This is the third session of the PSHE and SRE inquiry, with one panel focused on sex and relationships education in a faith context and the role of parents and governors. 

A second panel explores how PSHE and SRE are used to tackle safeguarding and child protection issues, and more modern phenomena such as cyberbullying and 'sexting'.

Further information

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